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Entrance Requirements

If your country or qualification is not listed below, please contact admissions@uwic.ac.uk.

English Language Requirements

The language of instruction at UWIC is English.  To attain entry into the undergraduate or postgraduate pathway, you must be able to demonstrate you have a suitable level of English proficiency.  You can do this by obtaining one of the results shown in the table below.  

Course

UG Stage 1: Foundation

Exit level: 5.5 (minimum 5.5)

UG Stage 2: First Year

Exit level: 6.0 (minimum 5.5)

PG Stage 1: Pre-Masters

Exit level: 6.0 (minimum 5.5)

10-week

Pre-sessional English

4.5 (minimum 4.0)

5.0 (minimum 4.5)

5.0 (minimum 4.5)

6-week

Pre-sessional English

5.0 (minimum 4.5)

5.5 (minimum 5.0)

5.5 (minimum 5.0)

Direct Entry

5.5 (minimum 5.5)

6.0 (minimum 5.5)

6.0 (minimum 5.5)

 

NB: Students who can demonstrate that they have been taught in the medium of English or have taken local examinations from the following list may be exempted from the requirement to provide an IELTS (SELT) score:

WAEC;

CBSE;

HKDSE;

GCSE;

A-level.

More information can be found on the University of Worcester's English Requirements page.

 

Minimum Academic Entry Requirements

Country / Region

Undergraduate

Undergraduate

Postgraduate

Stages

Stage 1 (Foundation)

Stage (First Year Degree)

Stage (Pre-Master's)

 

 UK education system

5 GCSE passes or equivalent, with a minimum C-grade average overall

Students wishing to study the one semester version of the University Foundation in Accountancy, Business and Marketing need to have completed their secondary school studies with Good Grades equivalent to GCE AS Level.

 48 UCAS tariff points† at
GCE A/AS level or equivalent

A qualification equivalent to a minimum of UK Higher National Diploma (HND), in a relevant subject area where appropriate, and a minimum overall grade point average (GPA) of 2.3 on the 4.0 scale, or equivalent.
The one semester option is available for those students whose HND is in a business-related area or in addition to your HND you can demonstrate substantial (Two years +) relevant professional experience.

International Baccalaureate

20 points

24 points

n/a

Angola

Successful completion of Habilitacao Literaria (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) with a minimum of 5 subjects passed, and an overall grade average of 10

Successful completion of a
Pre-university Certificate or equivalent

As above

 Australia

Successful completion of Year 11

Successful completion of Year 12
with a minimum 50% pass rate

 As above

 Azerbaijan

 Attestat: GPA 3.0

Diploma of Completed Specialised
Secondary Education with Good grades

A qualification equivalent to a minimum of UK Higher National Diploma (HND), in a relevant subject area where appropriate, and a minimum overall grade point average (GPA) of 2.3 on the 4.0 scale, or equivalent

Botswana

5 passes at GCE O Levels with a minimum grade C average overall, or a minimum of 32 tariff points† at GCE A/AS Level

48 UCAS tariff points† at GCE A/AS level or equivalent

 As above

 Brazil

Satisfactory pass in Certificado de Ensino Medio with a minimum of 5 subjects passed, and an overall grade average of C

Successful completion of a
foundation programme or equivalent

As above

 Brunei

5 passes at GCE O Levels with a minimum grade C average overall

48 UCAS tariff points at GCE A/AS Level
or equivalent

As above

Cambodia

Successful completion of Diploma of Upper Secondary with a minimum of 5 passes and an overall grade C average

48 UCAS tariff points at GCE A/AS Level
or equivalent

 As above

 Canada

Successful completion of Grade 11: 60% average

Successful completion of Grade 12:
65% average including at least 2 university subjects

 As above

 China

Successful completion of Senior Middle School 2 with a minimum average of 70% or higher, or successful completion of Senior Middle School 3 with a minimum average of 60% or higher

Completion of Senior Middle 3:
Minimum 70% average

As above

 Colombia

Satisfactory pass in Certificate of Secondary Education

Successful completion of a
Foundation Program

 As above

 Egypt

Satisfactory pass in Certificate of Secondary Education

Advanced Certificate of Secondary
Education or Al-Azhar Training Diploma

 As above

 Ghana

Completion of SSCE (WAEC/NECO):minimum of 5 passes and an overall grade of C6, or equivalent, including a minimum of C6 in English

48 UCAS tariff points at GCE A/AS Level
or equivalent, or an OND

 As above

Gulf Cooperation Council States (Kuwait, Oman, Bahrain, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, UAE)

Completion of Tawjihiyah (60%)

48 UCAS tariff points or equivalent

As above

 Hong Kong

 

HKDSE – an average of 40-55% (depending on the school’s banding) in Form 5, including English, and including Mathematics where required.

HKDSE – Minimum of 3 passes at Grade 3

 As above

 India

Completion of SSC X with a minimum grade of 40% in CBSE, ICSE, Maharastra, Tami Nadu, Gujurat, Karnataka or West Bengal, other boards 50%

Completion of XII with a minimum
grade of 50% in CBSE, ICSE, Maharastra,
Tami Nadu, Gujurat, Karnataka or
West Bengal, other boards 60%

 As above

 Indonesia

Completion of SMU II with an average score of 6.5 in 5 academic subjects

Completion of SMA III with a GPA 70%
and above in 4 academic subjects, including
6.5 in 5 academic subjects in SMU II

 As above

 Iran

Year 3 High School Diploma: Pass overall

Year 4 High School Diploma: Pass overall

An overseas qualification equivalent to a minimum of UK Higher National Diploma (HND) in a relevant subject area where appropriate, and a minimum overall Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.3 on the 4.0 scale or equivalent.

 Japan

Upper secondary school leaving diploma

Associate degree; Certificate/Diploma
from vocational training college or
from junior college

 As above

 Jordan

Completion of Tawjihiyah (60%)

48 UCAS tariff points or equivalent

 As above

 Kenya

Successful completion of KCSE with a minimum of 5 passes and an overall Grade C average

48 UCAS tariff points or equivalent

 As above

 Korea

High School Diploma GPA 2.0, Excellent Middle 2: GPA 3.0

High School Diploma from specialised
High School; Junior Diploma / Associate Degree

 As above

 Laos

Successful completion of Baccalaureate with a minimum of Grade C average overall

Successful completion of Baccalaureate
with ‘B/C’ average in academic subjects

 As above

 Macau

As per the UK, China or Hong Kong depending on equivalent system or education studied

As per the UK, China or Hong Kong
depending on equivalent system of
education studied

 As above

 Malawi

Successful completion of MSCE

Cambridge Overseas Higher School
Certificate or Malawi Polytechnic Diploma

 As above

 Malaysia

Successful completion of SPM/UEC with Grade C or equivalent or SPM forecast results accepted with Grade C (including Mathematics for relevant courses)

STPM/UEC:2 passes with a mimimum
Grade D – all applications considered.

 As above

 Mexico

Satisfactory completion of Year 11 of the Bachillerato

Satisfactory completion of Year 12
of the Bachillerato

 As above

 Mongolia

Successful completion of Secondary Education Certificate and High School graduation

Successful completion of a foundation
programme or equivalent

 As above

 Morocco

Successful completion of Secondary School Diploma

Successful completion of a foundation
programme or equivalent

 As above

 Myanmar

Completion of Basic Education  High School Examination Matriculation: Pass overall

Completion of Technical High School
Diploma/Trade School Diploma /
Agricultural School Diploma: Pass overall

 As above

 Nigeria

Completion of SSCE (WAEC/NECO): minimum of 5 passes and an overall average grade of C6, or equivalent, including a minimum of C6 in English

48 UCAS tariff points, or an OND

 As above

 Pakistan

Completion of SSC (10) with an average of 50%

HSC science/premedical with 50%
minimum overall

 As above

 Russia

Completion of Atestat: GPA 3.5

 48 UCAS tariff points

 As above

 Singapore

5 GCSE passes or equivalent, with a minimum grade C average overall

48 UCAS tariff points at GCE
A/AS Level or equivalent

 As above

 South Africa

GCE A Levels: 80 Tariff in minimum 2 subjects, or completion of Year 11 Senior Certificate

Senior Certificate with matriculation/
national senior certificate, or 48 UCAS
tariff points at GCE A/AS Level or equivalent

 As above

 South America

Satisfactory completion in the Bachillerato

Successful completion of a foundation programme

 As above

 Sri Lanka

5 GCSE passes or equivalent with a minimum grade C average overall

48 UCAS tariff points at GCE A/AS Level
or equivalent

 As above

 Taiwan

Senior High School Certificate with a grade of 60% or above or Senior Vocational High School certificate with 70%

Senior High School Certificate with a grade
of 70% in 4 academic subjects

 As above

 Tanzania

5 GCSE passes or equivalent, with a minimum C grade average overall

Successful completion of Cambridge
Overseas High School Certificate (COHSC)/
South African Advanced Certificate
of Education (EAACE) or 48 UCAS
tariff points at GCE A/AS Level or equivalent

 As above

 Thailand

Successful completion of Maw 6 with a minimum average of 50%

Successful completion of Maw 6 with
minimum average of 65%

 As above

 Turkey

Successful completion of LiseDeplomasi (High School Certificate)

DevletMeslekLiseDiplomasi/LiseDiplomasi/
OnLisansDiplomasi: Grade 3 (60%) or above

 As above

 Uganda

5 GCSE passes or equivalent, with a minimum grade C average

UACE with passes at principal level equivalent to 48 UCAS tariff points

 As above

 USA

Successful completion of Year 11 with a mimimum GPA equivalent to 60%

High School Diploma GPA 2.5

 As above

 Vietnam

Successful completion of Year 11 with an average GPA of 7.5 – Business GPA 6.5 Year 11

Completion of Upper Secondary School with an average GPA of 7.0 (this does not include passing the Bang Pho Thong Trung Hoc, just completion of Year 12.) Busienss related – Year 12 GPA 6.5

 As above

 Zimbabwe

5 passes and an overall grade C average in Zimsec O Level / Cambridge School Certificate (CSC) or Cambridge Overseas School Certificate  (COSC) / GCE O Levels

48 UCAS tariff points

 As above

NB. Students entering the following pathways at Stage 2 (First Year Degree) must also have Mathematics qualifications(Secondary School level Pass):

Accountancy, Business and Marketing

Science and Health

Sport and Exercise Science